The 2023 FHSAA Football State Championships culminate in a thrilling clash between the St. Augustine Yellow Jackets (13-1) and the undefeated Mainland Buccaneers (13-0) for the Class 3S championship title. This highly anticipated game will be played on Thursday, December 7th, at 3 PM ET at St. Augustine, FL.
What it is: Florida High School Football
Matchup: Mainland Buccaneers vs St. Augustine Yellow Jackets
Time: Thursday, Desember 7, 2023, at 3 pM ET
Game Type: playoff
Bracket: 2023 FHSAA Football State Championships – 3 S
Round: Championship Round
Locations: St. Augustine, FL
Live stream: Watch here
The Yellow Jackets, led by head coach Brian Braddock, are seeking redemption after falling short in last year’s championship game. With a potent offense led by quarterback Marcus Stokes and a stout defense anchored by linebacker Dylan Jones, St. Augustine is determined to reclaim their rightful place atop the 3S landscape.
Their opponents, the Mainland Buccaneers, have been a dominant force throughout the season, cruising to a perfect record under the leadership of head coach Scott Maxfield. Quarterback Travis Roland has orchestrated a high-scoring offense, while the stout defense has proven virtually impenetrable. The Buccaneers are aiming to cap off an undefeated season with the ultimate prize – the state championship title.
A Matchup of Strengths:
This championship game promises to be a captivating battle between two evenly matched teams. Both offenses boast explosive potential, with St. Augustine relying on the passing prowess of Stokes and Mainland showcasing Roland’s dual-threat abilities. The defensive units will also play a pivotal role in determining the outcome, with Jones’ leadership crucial for the Yellow Jackets and Mainland’s defense focused on containing Stokes and limiting their offensive production.
How to Watch:
NFHS Network App: Watch the game live and on-demand on your smartphone or tablet.
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Local TV: Check your local listings for the possibility of the game being broadcast on television.